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The cancer waiting game: When the recommended treatment is nothing

For patients who choose ‘watch and wait,’ putting off treatment can be a relief — and a source of stress

Oct. 11, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

For certain slow-growing cancers, doctors recommend a “watch and wait” approach, also known as active surveillance, rather than aggressive early treatment. But it can be stressful for patients to be told they have cancer in the same breath as a recommendation against immediate treatment. Here are some tips on how to cope with the stress by asking the right questions.

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On the other side of tragedy

People who endure life-changing stress seem to gain resilience — and think they look younger: study

Nov. 18, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Weathering life’s darkest storms and deepest traumas may equip some older adults with the internal armor to better cope with daily aggravations.

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McGregor launches first Fred Hutch crowdfunding campaign

Behavioral medicine researcher and psychologist Bonnie McGregor is raising funds to develop a web-workbook to accompany a cognitive stress-management program for ovarian cancer survivors

May 23, 2013 | By Galen Motin Goff

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